Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)


Abraham Foxman Confirms 'Time Out' on Iran Nuclear Push

By Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)

ADL National Director Abe Foxman has confirmed that leaders of major Jewish organizations have agreed on a limited “time out” during which they will not push for stronger sanctions on Iran.Read More


'Jewish Quartet' of Leaders Gives Barack Obama 60 Days for Iran Nuclear Thaw

By Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)

'Jewish Quartet' of Leaders Gives Barack Obama 60 Days for Iran Nuclear Thaw
Leaders of four major Jewish organizations have indicated to the Obama Administration that they will have a 60-day moratorium during which they will refrain from conducting any public campaign urging Congress to strengthen U.S. sanctions against Iran.Read More


ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Blasts 'Weak and Retreating' America

By Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)

ADL Chief Abraham Foxman Blasts 'Weak and Retreating' America
Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman said that the world increasingly sees a “weak and retreating” United States that “cannot be counted on.”Read More


White House Pushes for Jewish Support on Syria

By Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)

White House Pushes for Jewish Support on Syria
The U.S. administration has launched an outreach campaign to convince American Jewish leaders and their organizations to support President Obama’s efforts to win Congressional support for a military operation in Syria – but the leaders are wary of joining the fray.Read More


Cuba's Maccabiah Team Reflects Jewish Revival

By Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)

Cuba's Maccabiah Team Reflects Jewish Revival
When the members of the Cuban delegation march on to the pitch in Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium for the 19th Maccabiah’s opening ceremony, they will be making Jewish sporting history. Although individual Cuban athletes have participated in the Maccabiah before, this is the first time that an official delegation from the communist island south of Florida has come to Israel to take part in the games.Read More






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